Christian Narciso

Cognitive approach – Mini basketball concepts

Cognitive approach – Youth reading game


Professional basketball coach, player development coach and international scout for both men and women players. Enthusiastic full-time learner of the game.

My coaching philosophy focuses on the transformational approach helping players develop their cognitive and motor skills within the decision making, with a game’s approach.
In the individual training, I am using tools like meditation, mindfulness and visualization to make the player ready and aware of his body and perception.

High expertise in video and scouting analysis.
Native Italian, fluent in English, basic Spanish.

Started coaching in my 20s, I have a bachelor in Physical Education at the University of Naples “Parthenope” and licenses as “Allenatore” and “Istruttore Minibasket” with the Italian Basketball Federation (FIP) and as a physical trainer with the “Barça Innovation Hub” certificate in Basketball Training Process Optimization.

Many experiences in Italy with men’s and women’s teams:
as a first assistant coach, responsible for video and scouting of the opponents in the Italian A2 Women’s League with Dike Basket Napoli and as a head coach for the youth program (U13 Regional champions, U17 National finals).

Two times in a row regional champion as an assistant coach with U19 men’s team with Collana Basket. Two seasons as a head coach of Serie C and Serie D men’s team with VBF Casavatore and SC Ercolano.

Developed a 4 years youth program with Real Napoli Basket at the end of which I won a regional championship with the U18 team as a head coach.

Spent the last few seasons in Denmark as a head coach for Vejen Basketball Klub 81, winning two senior championships in a row, moving from Division 3 to Division 1 and coaching in Falcon Basketball in Copenhagen participating in the national championship with the U17 team.

Currently living in Sardinia, Italy, hired by the club Azzurra Basket Oristano as a technical director of the mini basketball and youth program, and physical trainer of the youth program and men’s team.

Collaborating with Basketball Immersion as a basketball coach for the Immersion camps in Poland.

Looking for a coaching job position as a head coach or as an assistant coach in high-level competition, in Italy, in Europe or around the world.